Altar Servers

Altar servers must have made first communion and currently be in the second half of third grade or above to be eligible for altar server training. After training and once entering 4th grade, they will then be eligible to be on the schedule.

Contact: Bill Wood, 238-2218

Arts and Environment

A subcommittee of the Liturgical Ministry that provides the Church building with appropriate seasonal decorations in order to feed the senses for liturgical ambiance.

Contact: Trish Von Dohlen, 238-2218

Baptismal Preparation

Meetings for parents and sponsors of newborn or young children to be baptized are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Adult Learning Center from 7-8:30pm. Pre registration is required.

Contact: Parish Office , 238-2218

Catholic Action

Coordinates and facilitates funeral luncheons, community socials, a Spring rummage sale and various receptions for parishioners. Every St. Rose family is a member of Catholic Action; however, volunteers are needed to assist in all activities.

Contact: Jackie Beato, 238-2218

Catholic Men of The Eucharist

Men’s prayer, study, and outreach group meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Parish Center.

Contact: Bill Wood, 238-2218

Confirmation Preparation (Adult)

Instruction and preparation for this sacrament, 18 and older is conducted in early spring. Please contact coordinator for details.

Contact: Parish Office , 238-2218

Confirmation Preparation (High School)

Confirmation is a sacramental program for High school students who participate in an experience of faith, learning, living and growing in the scripture and tradition of the Catholic Church. The Sacrament of Confirmation renews and strengthens our Baptismal call to bear witness to Christ before the world. Confirmation is a two year program.

Contact: Maria Barajas, 238-2218

Eucharistic Ministers

Dispense Communion (in both forms) as requested for all Masses and services held in the parish. This is also a part of the Liturgical Ministry. Training is required, and scheduling is dependent on the number involved in the ministry.

Contact: Dean and Laurel Deiderich , 238-2218

Hospitality

The aim of this group is to personally contact and greet all newcomers who have registered with the parish.

Contact: Parish Office, 238-2218

Italian Catholic Federation

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) is a non-profit fraternal organization for practicing Catholics of all cultures. Members of the ICF enjoy the fellowship of other Catholics and their families. We provide assistance to St. Rose School, parishes,
pastors and local communities. We award sholarships to elementary and high school Catholic students and grants to assist the developmentally disabled. Visit www.icf.org to join or to find out more about ICF.

Contact: David and Irma Zanini , 610-8167

Knights of Columbus

Knights meet the first Wednesday of each month in the Parish Center to support the needs of the parish, school, and community. Meeting also promotes closer ties with the men of the parish. Various fundraisers are held throughout the year. Training program require to become a member of Knights of Columbus.

Contact: James Weist, 238-1855

Ladies Boutique

A sociable group of talented ladies who meet each Thursday from 10:00am until 2:00pm in the Adult Learning Center to prepare for their annual Christmas Boutique Sale.
Funds that are raised are donated to various programs in the parish.

Contact: Yvonne Maddalena,  238-2218

Lectors

Lectors have the responsibility to bring God’s voice, through His word, to our community. Lectors need to have a genuine love of Scripture, and a desire to share that
love through their ministry at Mass. Training is required, and the number in the ministry will determine the frequency of service.

Contact: Rob Reynders, 238-2218

Liturgical Committee

Oversees Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Commentators, Ushers & Greeter,

Music Ministry, Sacramental Preparation, Arts & Environment, and Altar Servers. Meets monthly in the Adult Learning Center.

Contact: Bill Wood, 238-2218

Men’s Prayer Group

If you would consider spending a hour sometime during the week to meet with a few other men to read Scripture (or other spiritual materials) and pray together, you should
consider joining a men’s small group.

Contact: Ed Gallagher, 239-3585

Music Ministry

This group is part of the Liturgical Ministry, and provides music for all liturgical celebrations at St. Rose. Various groups meet on a scheduled basis in church to practice.Requires a good singing voice or training on a musical instrument.

Contact: John Warren, 238-2218 

Parish Office Volunteers

We are always looking for new volunteers who are willing to help with the various tasks that need to be completed to keep church business running smoothly. There are phones to
answer, people to greet, paperwork to file, cabinets to organize, etc. We also have other special projects at certain times of the year, such as mailings.

Contact: Claudia Navarro , 238-2218

Perpetual Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration takes place in St. Josephs Chapel on a 24-hour basis. Call to sign up for a scheduled time, or drop by to spend some time in prayer with our Lord.

Contact: Alejandra Gutierrez, 238-2218

Prison Ministry

Provides Spiritual support and assistance to chaplain at the Youth Correctional facility for incarcerated young men. Good faith formation and strong desire to possibly make a difference in the lives of troubled young men is required.

Contact: Deacon Ed Callahan

R.C.I.A.(Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

A continual process for individuals interested in learning about the Catholic faith. Sessions lead to the Sacraments of Initiation, Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation,
as well as reception into full communion with the Catholic Church for those who have been baptized in other Christian denominations. Sponsors are needed and are required
to be current in their faith according to the Vatican II.

Contact: Sue O’Connor , 238-2218

Religious Education Program

This program is designed to provide religious education to children in grades K through 8. Classes meet from September through Mid-May and follow the public school schedule
for holidays. Adults with a genuine interest to teach children along with good faith formation are excellent candidates. A background check is required. Training for certification is provided, but is not a pre-requisite.

Contact: Maria Barajas, 238-2218 x154

Respect Life

This group adheres to the Catholic Church teaching on the respect of human life throughout a person’s lifetime. Participants wish to spread the work on this teaching and provide resources and spiritual assistance for those who face a dilemma of choice.

Contact: Mary Baxstresser , 238-2218

Sacristan

In charge of the care of the sacristy, the church and their contents, set up for Mass.

Contact: Steve Koenig , 238-2218

Scripture Study

Two scripture study series are presented each year, in the fall and the spring. Details are announced in the parish bulletin.

Contact: Mo Huckler , 238-2218 x138

Shut-in Visitation

Visit the sick and homebound of the parish, and provide them with the Holy Eucharist as requested.Training as a Eucharistic Minister is required.

Contact: Kathie Malloy, 238-2218 x134

Sisters In Faith

Christ-centered women’s group dedicated to inspire growth in spirituality and faith with prayer, education,sharing and ministry. Through the intercession of Mary our mother and the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, we will support our parish and local community through fundraising, volunteerism, hospitality and outreach projects. The
group meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Adult Learning Center at 6:30pm.

Contact: Sue O’Conner, 238-2218

St. Rose School

Provides an excellent Christian-based education to children in Pre-K through eighth grades. Information on the benefits of this education is provided, as well as how to register your child.

Contact: Sr. Rebeca Muñoz, Principal School Office: 238-0304

Ushers & Greeters

To facilitate parishioner seating at all Masses and liturgical services. Also, to collect offerings as needed.A brief training is required.

Contact: Ed Othon, 238-1855